WRAL’s Ken Smith reports that, last night, Raleigh residents read aloud the names of each of the city’s 35 homicide victims from 2008; video footage is posted online. Sorry you missed it? The N&O reports that an anti-violence rally will be held Saturday, sponsored by Raleigh pastor Hardy Watkins. Also check out coverage from the Raleigh Public Record’s Andrew Mayo.
Bob Geary writes in The Independent Weekly that Ricky Caldwell and Michael Watkins want to produce a public access TV show in Raleigh about street life.
Free Bus Service Ceremony Next Week
The City of Raleigh has posted that the new downtown bus service will be launched Friday, Feb. 13. The kickoff ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. in front of the Raleigh Convention Center on Salisbury Street.